Tarasenko's Contract with the Ottawa Senators has been Revealed

Published July 27, 2023 at 7:09 PM
BY TOM BANKS
     
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After years as a top goal scorer with the St. Louis Blues, Vladimir Tarasenko is now heading north of the border following his second half stint with the New York Rangers.

A new life for the veteran



Earlier today, it was reported that Tarasenko would be headed to the Ottawa Senators, likely to replace the role of Alex DeBrincat from a season ago, and now, the details have officially been released.


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The deal will be one-year worth $5 million, and given the free agent market this off-season, this deal has to be seen as a win for both sides.

Playoffs for Ottawa?



With the addition of Claude Giroux last season to an already talented forward group, the Senators came into 2022-23 confident they could make a playoff run, and despite a solid push, they came up short in that goal.

Still, this is a very talented group, and after adding a goal scorer that has tallied 52 goals over the past two seasons, it's safe to say that there will be plenty of optimism in Ottawa once again in 2023-24.
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